Can I open a folder for public submissions?

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I want to invite potential clients to submit a PDF so that I can give them a quote on a service.
Can I set up a folder which does not require login?
I know that I can provide a link to the FIleBox, but I want this to be client-initiated.
Also, when PDFs are submitted in this way, is there a way of identifying the sender's email address? 
I suspect this is not possible, which means that I will have to embed the Filebox link in a form. 
Suggestions welcome!
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Hi Bob,

All folders require people to log in to access the folder.  For what you are describing, it may be better to set up a Request a File link to the folder in question for people to use, and set it to require a name and email address.  This will give you an identifier to a submission and prevent them from seeing other people's submissions.

Note that if everyone uploads the same file, I believe the Request a File link will limit you to 50 different files with the same name (because by design it won't want to collapse potentially different files as different "versions" of the same file), so you would either need to periodically sort through and rename as needed, or ask people to rename the file something else before submitting it.

-Leo